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Few Entrances, and Sometimes, No Exit

14 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Ride along as a New Yorker in a wheelchair explains why more people with disabilities don’t take the train.

Disability: New York Has a Great Subway, if You’re Not in a Wheelchair

14 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

After my accident, I learned firsthand how civic dysfunction can disenfranchise the vulnerable.

Stylish stair-climbing wheelchair merges the Segway with a tank

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For several years designers have been playing around with lots of different engineering tricks to give wheelchairs the ability to move up and down stairs. We've seen many innovative designs, from the nifty Chiba wheelchair that utilizes...Show More Summary

‘Pre-Hospice’ Saves Money By Keeping People At Home Near The End Of Life

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Gerald Chinchar isn’t quite at the end of life, but the end is not far away. The 77-year-old fell twice last year, shattering his hip and femur, and now gets around his San Diego home in a wheelchair....

This Actress Uses A Wheelchair And Is Playing Laura In 'Glass Menagerie' - Exploitation Or Progress?

Broadway audiences are used to perfectly abled bodies, as are reviewers, which might be why some reviewers are having a hard time with Madison Ferris' Laura. But, despite a few Off-Broadway and other companies having better representation, on Broadway, actors with visible disabilities "remain a rare occurrence, and as a result Broadway remains unrepresentative of […]

Iowa residents with disabilities face Medicaid cuts

Jana Criswell was standing by Jamie Campbell's wheelchair, feeding him a barbecue-chicken sandwich when the phone rang in Campbell's kitchen earlier this month. The caller was a state official, responding … Click to Continue »

Tell Me I Will

The little wheelchair symbol had worn off the centre of the table, granted, but as it's the only one of two tables, amongst over a hundred, you'd imagine that it would be easy to notice that two chairs are missing. But maybe I just know what that means because that's the kind of table that I need to sit at. Show More Summary

Critic's Notebook: A Wheelchair on Broadway Isn’t Exploitation. It’s Progress.

5 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Some people are calling Sam Gold’s “The Glass Menagerie” manipulative. I call it vital theater.

TX: Metro Board Latches on to Wheelchair Securing Issues

A parade of paratransit users concerned about problems with their transit service in recent days have spurred Metro to action, specifically regarding how wheelchair users are secured on buses.

Video: N.O.R.E. – Relaax

¡Cálmate! N.O.R.E and the crew urge you to “Relaax” and keep shit suavelo his new single from the upcoming Drunk Uncle 2 : Drunkle project, due out in June. Homeboy in the wheelchair is the real MVP of this video though. Produced by Hazardis Soundz Previously: N.O.R.E ft. Yung Reallie, City Boy Dee & Sanogram […]

Ryan sics Capitol Police on disabled protesters fighting Trumpcare

Here's a good look for House Speaker Paul Ryan: calling out the Capitol Police to arrest a bunch of people in wheelchairs who are fighting for their lives against his Trumpcare bill. Members of the group ADAPT, which organizes disability...Show More Summary

NHS delays leave thousands facing long wait for wheelchairs

Campaigners call for equality of access for disabled people as first official figures point to ‘postcode lottery’ in provisions Thousands of disabled people face long delays to receive an NHS wheelchair, the first official figures on the subject show. Show More Summary

After the Crash, Part 1

What do you do when you’re addicted to adrenaline but confined to a wheelchair? So much more than people expect.

DOT postpones airline reports on bags, wheelchairs

Airlines will have an extra year to report more about mishandled bags and wheelchairs, after the Transportation Department delayed the start...        

Wheelchair division winner crosses the finish line

L.A. Marathon live updates: The runners are on the course March 19, 2017, 8:16 a.m. More than 24,000 runners are expected to participate in the Los Angeles Marathon this Sunday.The race starts at 6:30 a.m., with the 26.2-mile "Stadium to the Sea" route beginning at Dodger Stadium and ending at...

Trump Voter Shocked To Find That Her Meals On Wheels Could Be Cut

Linda Preast has used a wheelchair since she had a stroke two years ago and now relies on Meals on Wheels, a service that provides food to millions of people with disabilities and the elderly. The 56-year-old Georgia resident never envisioned...Show More Summary

Ex-Waverly councilman settles over sidewalk fight

A former Waverly city councilman who is also a disability rights advocate will receive $40,000 from the city to settle a two-year legal fight over wheelchair sidewalk access. Larry Nedrow's … Click to Continue »

New York park named for disabled FDR sued by wheelchair users

last weekNews : The Raw Story

People confined to wheelchairs are unable to fully enjoy a New York City park named after President Franklin Roosevelt, one of the most famous wheelchair users in U.S. history, a class-action lawsuit claims. The suit, filed on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, contends that the design...

Jussie Smollett's 'F.U.W.' video crushes a Trump mask with a wheelchair

The 'Empire' star's new video features a figure in a wheelchair running over a Trump mask.        

Wild suits, retro dresses, and a green man at this St. Patrick's Day wedding

This pair decided on a St. Patrick's Day wedding, and rocked a beer-themed, kid-friendly, wheelchair accessible, get out of it cheap, on a Tuesday celebration that would smash everyone's expectations. They also annually host St. Paddy's parties, so it was a perfect fit.

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